U Turns to be prohibited on A1 at New Road
Date Added: 24/01/2014
The Secretary of State for Transport proposes to make an order prohibiting U turns in the central reservation from the southbound to the northbound carriageway of the A1 Trunk Road at New Road Sandy. Copies of the proposed order may be inspected at Sandy Town Council, 10 Cambridge Road, Sandy SG19 1JE or at Central Bedfordshire Council, Priory House, Monks Walk, Chicksands, SG17 5TQ during normal office hours between the dates of 24 January 2014 and 14 February 2014.
Sandy Town Council supports the introduction of this order, although the would like to see additional restrictions on the A1 in this area to make it safer for pedestrians and motorists.
Bedfordshire Police also support the introduction of this order.
For more information and an explanation of why the order is proposed together with details of how to object to the order please consult the formal notice from the Highways Agency available here.